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Virtual Beer Tour

By July 22, 2020 No Comments

Attention all beer lovers! The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library has joined forces with John’s Grocery in Iowa City to present a two-day program celebrating your favorite beverage. 

The NCSML’s first-ever socially distant book signing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, at Circle Drive on front of the building. Author S.C. Sherman will be there to sign copies of his book, “Beer Money: A Tale of the Iowa City Beer Mafia.”

By purchasing one of the book packages from the NCSML Museum Store, guests will be able to take part in a “Virtual Tour Presentation of the History of Beer in Iowa City” with Doug Alberhasky of John’s Grocery in Iowa City from 7 to 8 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, July 22. It will include images and stories highlighted in Sherman’s book. Guests will also receive a $10 John’s Grocery gift card.

“The NCSML has worked with John’s Grocery for years on our annual fundraiser, BrewNost, and are so excited to join together with this iconic institution to offer this one of a kind experience,” Teresa Stenstrup, NCSML’s Director of Programs, said.

Three packages are available for pre-purchase:

1.      The Book and Tour Package includes a copy of “Beer Money” to be signed by author S.C. Sherman, a copy of the Year of Beer Summer 2015 Slovo, the “Virtual Tour Presentation of the History of Beer in Iowa City” with Doug Alberhasky of John’s Grocery, and a $10 John’s Grocery gift card.

2.      The Deluxe Package includes a copy of “Beer Money” to be signed by author S.C. Sherman, a copy of the Year of Beer Summer 2015 Slovo, two beer glasses, a curated beer tour 6-pack, the “Virtual Tour Presentation of the History of Beer in Iowa City” with Doug Alberhasky of John’s Grocery, and a $10 John’s Grocery gift card.

3.      The Tour Only Package includes the Zoom invite code for Virtual Tour Presentation of the History of Beer in Iowa City with Doug Alberhasky of John’s Grocery and $10 John’s Grocery gift card.

All pre-purchase packages may be purchased on the NCSML’s Calendar of Events page online at //www.ncsml.org/ or by calling the Museum at 319-362-8500. In order to attend the virtual beer tour, all pre-purchase packages must be ordered by 4 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, July 22.

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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a museum that celebrates life:  Czech life, Slovak life and American life. The Museum seeks to inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture. Through extraordinary exhibitions and experiences, the Museum tells stories of freedom and identity, family and community, human rights and dignity connecting yesterday with today and tomorrow. The Museum honors those who immigrated to America and worked hard, contributing their skills and vision to the formation of our nation. For more information, visit www.ncsml.org or call (319) 362-8500.